Getting Started

Getting Started

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After purchase, you should receive an email containing a link to download the theme .zip file. If you did not receive that email, check your spam folder. You can also visit the My Account page and your download is listed in the My API Downloads section. If you are still having trouble, contact us by filling out this form.

If you are currently using a Genesis theme, you must DEACTIVATE ALL GENESIS PLUGINS prior to activating an Equity theme.

Installing Equity

  1. Log in to your WordPress site
  2. Hover over the “Appearance” link in the left sidebar until its sub-menu is revealed
  3. In the sub-menu of “Appearance” click “Themes”
  4. At the top of the page click the “Add New” button
  5. At the top, click the “Upload Theme” button
  6. Click “choose file” and select the equity.zip file you downloaded after purchasing the theme
  7. Click install now, then click “Activate”

Entering API license key

In the same email you received after purchase is an API key required to get updates to Equity. You can also visit the My Account page where your API key is listed in the My API Keys section.

  1. Log in to your WordPress site
  2. Hover over the “Equity” link in the left sidebar until its sub-menu is revealed
  3. In the sub-menu of “Equity” click “License”
  4. Enter the API key by copying and pasting from your order email or the My Account page
  5. Enter the email associated with the order and your account
  6. Click “Save Changes”

Deactivating a License key

The regular license allows for activations on up to 5 sites (domains) at a time. If you have activated it on 5 domains, and now want to stop using it on one and begin using it on another, you will need to deactivate it on the site you will no longer be using it on.

  1. Log in to your WordPress site
  2. Hover over the “Equity” link in the left sidebar until its sub-menu is revealed
  3. In the sub-menu of “Equity” click “License”
  4. Click the “License Deactivation” tab
  5. Check the box to Deactivate API License Key
  6. Click “Save Changes”